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End of nature In the years since the Civil War and most recently since World "War II We Have Brought "II we have brought unwelcome changes literally altering and killing a good deal of the bay's ecosystem

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theologians tell us we have a cheap grace Neither can the bay have a future worthy of ts name as an overused polluted and derelict seascape. The Chesapeake: An Environmental Biography (Maryland Historical Society)

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Part of the problem n dealing with public perceptions about Chesapeake Bay s that people Think Will Last Forever This Obviously it will last forever This not true As oceanographer Jerry Schubel has noted twenty thousand years ago there was "no Chesapeake Bay Since that time There have been other beginnings and endings "Chesapeake Bay Since that time There have been other beginnings and endings other Chesapeake Bays As we look to ,
He future however we can see that ncreasingly the transformation of the Chesapeake will be a human phenomenon than a work of nature We live n times momentous technological change can alter the face of the planet; and n the depressing words of Bill McKibben "WE HAVE STEPPED ACROSS THE "have already stepped across the of such a change; we are at the.